NEWS: Buyoya Rejects Conviction For Murder In Burundi

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:19 am

Former president of Burundi Pierre Buyoya, has rejected his conviction for murder of the life imprisonment murder of former president Melchior Ndadaye in the year 1993.

Melchior Ndadaye, Burundi’s first fairly chose president and the primary Hutu for come to control, was killed in October 1993 of every a military overthrow that would lead the nation into a common battle between the military, overwhelmed by the Tutsi minority, and Hutu rebel gatherings. It will bring about 300,000 passings until 2006.

Mr. Ndadaye had succeeded Mr. Buyoya, conveyed by the military in power in 1987 and who became president again in another upset somewhere in the range of 1996 and 2003, preceding giving over capacity to Domitien Ndayizeye, a Hutu, under a nonaggression treaty marked in 2000 in Arusha (Tanzania).

Mr. Buyoya was indicted for “assault against the head of state, assault against the authority of the state and assault having a tendency to achieve slaughter and demolition”, as indicated by the content which just contains the usable part (conviction and sentence) of the choice passed on by the Supreme Court.

Pierre Buyoya said that there wasn’t any substantial evidence against him and that he did no wrong in the time pass neither did he murder his predecessor Melchior Ndadaye.